Author Archives: Gene Muchanski

About Gene Muchanski

Executive Director at Dive Industry Association. Board Member at Dive Industry Foundation. Marketing Consultant to the Diving Industry. I have been a certified Scuba Diver since I was 15 years old and have been a passionate waterman for as long as I can remember.

Get Ready For Shows & Events 2020

Get Ready For Shows & Events 2020 by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Shows and Events, or face-to-face Marketing as we call it, is a big part of the Industry’s Marketing efforts.  Trade and Consumer Shows in the … Continue reading

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Editorial – May 2019

Having Referral-Ready Contact Information by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The primary mission of the Dive Industry Association is to bring Buyers and Sellers together.  Knowing who the sellers are, what they sell  and how to get a … Continue reading

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FAM Trip – Dominican Republic

FAM Trip – Dominican Republic May 2018 by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Nothing could be more exciting for an Adventure Traveler than to go on a FAM Trip to a new destination.  Especially if you are taking … Continue reading

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Editorial – April 2019

Creating a Market Place by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  As a Business School Undergrad, majoring in Marketing, I was taught that you cannot create a market for a product.  You can stimulate a market but you cannot … Continue reading

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Looking For Mermaids

Dive Industry Foundation Non-profit 501(c)(3) GeneMuchanski, ExecutiveDirector The Dive Industry Foundation is looking for Mermaids in our industry who like to work with non-profit, environmental organizations.  One of our friends in the industry has worked with Mermaids in the past … Continue reading

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Diving’s Key Industry Professionals

Key Industry Professionals In Diving by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  The Dive Industry Foundation is working on a research project to  identify Key Industry Professionals in the diving equipment manufacturing, dive training and dive travel sectors of … Continue reading

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DIA Members to Exhibit at Scuba Show 2019

Dive Industry Association Members at Scuba Show by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at Scuba Show on May 4-5, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, … Continue reading

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DIA Members to Exhibit at Beneath the Sea 2019

by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at Beneath The Sea on March 29-31, 2019 at the New Jersey Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ.  Visit our DIA Members for … Continue reading

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DIA Members to Exhibit at Boston Sea Rovers 2019

The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at the Annual Boston Sea Rovers in Danvers, MA on March 8-10, 2019 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore, Danvers, MA. Visit our DIA Members for information and … Continue reading

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Editorial – March 2019

Where Is All This Cooperation Coming From? by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Last month I talked about how the industry has its defining moments and its current need of unity.  From what I saw last month, I … Continue reading

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